The Sony Xperia Z2 is one of the best flagship devices currently available, and is a testament to Sony’s growth as a major player in the Android smartphone world. The Xperia Z2 adds to what was already great about the Xperia Z1, while addressing the issues its predecessor had, resulting in a smartphone with a beautiful display, signature Sony design, minimalistic and fast UI, a fantastic camera, and top of the line hardware.
We’ve already seen some great cases for the Sony Xperia Z2, a summary of which is also available below, and to help you get the most out of your device, here are some of the best accessories for the Sony Xperia Z2!
Best Sony Xperia Z2 Cases
The Hyperion Explorer case features a two piece hybrid design with an inner silicone core and a Titan style design anti-slip hard shell that is very easy to assemble. The case is relatively lightweight, while providing excellent protection from scratches, bumps, and small drops. The extra cushioning on all four corners offer the best protection against drops. Precise cutouts for easy access to all ports, buttons, and features are available. The case also comes with a kickstand that lets you prop up the phone in landscape orientation, ideal for media viewing. The Hyperion Explorer case comes with a two year warranty, and is available in numerous colour options including black, blue, red, green, orange, pink, purple, and white.
The Spigen Slim Hard Case for the Sony Xperia Z2 features a non-slip soft feel coating that makes it very easy to grip. It is made from a premium polycarbonate material with a urethane coating that prevents discolouration. The slim and form-fitting case adds practically no bulk to the device, while offering protection from accidental bumps and scratches. Raised lips around the corners help keep the display scratch-free when the device is placed faced down. Precise cutouts give easy access to the power button, volume rocker, camera, and microUSB charging port, but the case isn’t compatible with the Sony docking station as there isn’t a cutout for the magnetic charging port. The case is available in the same colour options as the phone, purple, white, and black, which helps maintain the great design and look of the Xperia Z2. The case also comes with a free Clear screen protector, offering even more protection for the display.
The Terrapin Rubberized Back Cover case is constructed from hard plastic with a soft rubberized outer finish that provides decent protection and convenience for your Sony Xperia Z2, while remaining sleek and adding minimum bulk. The smooth surface finish means no snagging in pockets or lint build-up like with silicon skins. Exact perfect fitting for the device with it’s custom cutouts gives easy access to all ports and functions. While the protection offered isn’t as much as some of the other cases on this list, this is one of the very few to offer access to the magnetic charging port, so if that is something you use regularly, the Terrapin Hybrid case is definitely something you should take a look at.
The metal frame bumper case is made from a high quality aluminum alloy and is ultra-thin and lightweight, and very easy to install and remove, courtesy of its two piece design. While it is just a frame bumper, the raised lip around the front and the back keep the phone protected from bumps and scratches, and will also keep the display scratch free in case the phone is placed face down. Easy access to all ports, buttons, and features are available, including the magnetic charging port, so you won’t have to take the case off to use it. This metal frame bumper adds a very unique look to your device, helped along by the numerous colour options available, including champagne, blue, gold, green, grey, purple, red, and rose red. If you’re looking to add even more style to the Xperia Z2, this is definitely the case for you.
Made of a premium PU leather, the Terrapin Sony Xperia Z2 wallet case will wear well and maintain the look of the phone. Specially designed with a plastic housing bracket, your phone is held securely and with the full face exposed for unhindered use of the touchscreen and controls. The Design allows for full access to the touch screen, side buttons, charging and headset ports, and camera. A magnetic flap keeps the flip cover closed, which is great to keep the device protected in case of an accidental drop. This wallet case also has three storage slots for credit cards or ID, as well as a large pocket for cash. This case comes with a tan interior and black PU leather exterior which looks very stylish, and there is a genuine leather version available as well.
Best Sony Xperia Z2 Screen Protectors
The Spigen GLAS.tR NANO SLIM Screen Protector Glass for the Sony Xperia Z2 is the thinnest tempered glass screen protector available in the market. This scren protector offers the best clarity, but with strong surface hardness, and ensures that there is absolutely no interference with the touch screen response. Installation is quick and easy, and is always bubble-free. The screen protector has a oleophobic coating which keeps away fingerprints, smudges, and oils. This is definitely expensive, but is well worth it if you’re looking to guarantee that your display remains scratch-free and protected from accidental bumps and falls.
The Terrapin Screen Protector is designed to perfect fit your Sony Xperia Z2 screen, allowing full access to the controls and touch screen. It protects your device screen from daily scratches, dust, scrapes, and normal signs of wear. Manufactured from a new ultra high-clarity plastic, the screen guard features an increased thickness, but without impairing screen colour or clarity. Each kit contains a screen cleaning cloth and an application card that makes installing these screen protectors quick and easy. Pack contains 6 screen protectors.
Unlike most run of the mill “layered PET film,” IQ Shield’s LIQuidSkin protectors are crafted using a revolutionary process that melds high response sensitivity, self-healing durability, and non-yellowing, “glass-like” optical transparency into a single layer of flexible yet tough film. Classified as a “smart film” and optically transparent once applied, the LIQuidSkin line seamlessly merges mobile protection and user interactivity into a single enjoyable experience, by allowing for zero lag touch screen response. The Innovative LIQuidSkin adhesive coupled with the unique IQ Shield wet-install method ensures a super easy, bubble-free, and frustration free installation that will leave the film perfectly contoured to any device. The screen protector kit includes an installation tray and solution, squeegee, lint-free cloth, and an installation guide. You also get another option that includes a protective skin for the glass back of the Sony Xperia Z2 as well.
RAVPower Xtreme 23000mAh 3-Port Portable External Battery Charger with Multi-Voltage (9V/12V/16V/19V/20V - LCD Display)
The RAVPower Xtreme holds up to it’s name it as extreme as it gets with a whopping 23,000 mAh power packed into a single battery pack. You could get between 8-12 full charges on your cell phone. It even can power up your laptop since you can change the voltage. This is truly an all in one battery pack solution that is worth it’s price in gold for those of you who are out of the house for most of the day. The downside to this battery pack is that it’s 2.8 pounds, so if you are mobile it could be an extra weight that you don’t want or need. Nonetheless this a BIG battery pack from a trusted reputable brand RAVPower.
External power banks are incredibly useful in a pinch, but if you’re not looking to invest as much money as is required for high capacity power banks, or to lug around a big power bank, such as the Anker Astro E5 above, the Anker Astro Mini is definitely a good choice.
Providing a capacity of 3,000 mAh, this power bank will let you charge the 2,800 mAh battery of your Android phone once, The lipstick-sized, ultra compact design means that this power bank is also extremely portable, To add a touch of style, the Anker Astro Mini is available in various colour options, including black, white, pink, and silver.
Even with the option of carrying around spare batteries for your Android device, if you are truly worried about power, especially if you’re on the road for long periods of time, an external power bank is always a good idea, and the Anker Astro E5, with its whopping 15,000 mAh capacity, is as good as they get.
The large capacity means that you can get multiple charges for your Android phone before needing to recharge the power bank, and the availability of dual USB ports allows you to charge two devices simultaneously.
This power bank is certainly expensive, but will take away any fears you may have with regards to battery life.
Transcend’s microSDHC Class 10 UHS-I memory cards feature the next-generation Ultra High Speed Class 1 (UHS-I) specification. Utilizing this advanced UHS-I interface, these cards ensure the best possible performance when running memory-intensive apps, and can realize blazing-fast read/write transfer rates of up to 45Mb/s. This incredible speed not only helps you capture smooth Full HD video and high-speed consecutive camera shots, but also launches smartphone apps noticeably faster. For added convenience, Transcend offers a combo package that includes a microSDHC Class 10 UHS-I card together with a full-size SDHC adapter. Available storage sizes range from 16 GB to 64 GB.
Add up to 128 GB of storage to your Samsung Galaxy S5 or other smartphones and tablets while taking advantage of fast app performance with the SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Card. The card’s UHS Speed Class 1 rating facilitates Full HD1 video capture while transfer speeds of up to 30 MB/s keep up with the demands of mobile applications. Additionally, the SanDisk Memory Zone app makes it easy to access and back up all the media you store in your phone’s memory and your memory card. This card comes with a SD adapter so you can also use it with SDXC card slots. Available options range from 16 GB to 128 GB.
Magnetic Charging Docks and Cables for the Sony Xperia Z2
The Magnextor X offers the perfect conversion adapter for a micro USB cable to allow use with the magnetic charging port of the Sony Xperia Z2. This magnetic charging adapter allows for twice the magnetic power compared to the original Sony cable and you also get the maximum charging speed with Magnector’s Enhanced Technology. Applied “Reverse Attachment Charging Protection” Technology helps protect your device. You get a premium detailed finish with complete retail package and adapter pouch, and this adapter also comes with a lifetime replacement warranty.
The VKTech Magnetic Desktop Dock is another cheaper alternative to the official Sony Desktop Dock, that lets you charge your Xperia Z2 via the magnetic charging port of the phone. The magnet in the dock helps docking the phone easy, and you also get two interchangeable mounting adapters that let you use this dock with or without a protective case. While the phone is charging, it stands at a comfortable viewing angle in landscape orientation.
The VicTsing Magnetic Power Charging Dock features a magnetic connector that lets you to place your phone snugly in the dock with the magnet steering the phone charging port to the dock charging connector to make the connection. Interchangeable inserts in the kit make it possible to use this dock with your device with or without a protective case. While your phone is charging, it stands at a comfortable viewing angle, and can be used while in the cradle. The charging cradle also allows you to sync and transfer data to and from your PC.
The Amzer Suction Cup mount conveniently adheres to your windshield or dashboard, ideal for hands free driving. Locking mechanism keeps the suction mount fixed to your windshield even on the bumpiest drives. The mount features two 180 degrees pivoting arms and a 360 degrees rotating head, delivering a landscape or portrait view of your Sony Xperia Z2. And your device is easy to remove from the phone holder thanks to an easy to use spring release. All controls and ports are fully accessible while your device is safely mounted in your car. It’s important to note though that this car mount will not accommodate devices with protective cases on.
The holder is rubber-cushioned, which means that your device is effectively protected against scratches and remains absolutely securely in place. An anti-slip rubber coating ensures that the holder stays adhered to the car dashboard. Turn your Sony Xperia Z2 into a navigation device with this premium car mount from kwmobile. No tools are required for installation, and it is very easy and quick to install. The holder features a simple and functional design that allows you to mount the phone horizontally or vertically.
The Cube all-in-one holder/stand is suitable as both a desk cradle and a car mount, and can be adjusted to hold your device at virtually any angle, whether fixed to your windscreen, dashboard or desk surface. Simply twist the cube along the split line down the middle of the holder, with the smooth twisting mechanism allowing for easy adjustment. Comes with an additional adhesive pad for use as a car mount, so that the holder can easily be removed. Any dust and dirt the adhesive pads pick up, that may affect the adhesive quality, can easily be removed by washing the holder.
The CyberShot DSC-QX100 features a high-quality 1-inch, 20.2 MP Exmor RCMOS sensor, paired with a fast, wide aperture Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T Lens with 3.6x optical zoom, and a BIONZ image processor. The QX100 also features a dedicated control ring for manual adjustment of focus and zoom and several different shooting modes can be selected. On the other hand, the CyberShot DSC-QX10 features an 18.2 MP Exmor RCMOS sensor, and 10x optical zoom Sony G Lens. The camera has built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to combat camera shake for blur-free photography, and also features Program Auto, Intelligent Auto and Superior Auto modes to choose from. Both lenses connect to your device via NFC and Bluetooth.
The Sony Smart Watch 2 interacts with your smartphone via Bluetooth, and lets you keep track of everything without needing to take your phone out of your pocket or bag. When a call, message, email, or other notification such as SMS or a Facebook notification comes in, the Smart Watch gently vibrates on your wrist to let you know. You can browse and read all your notifications directly on the device. When out of bluetooth range, the device functions as a standalone digital watch. The Sony Smart Watch 2 offers decent battery life and is also waterproof, and can be a very handy accessory to have.